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State to appeal water ruling

July 21, 2009 0

Governor Sonny Perdue says the state will appeal a federal ruling against Georgia in a regional water dispute with Florida and Alabama. Atlanta relies on water from Lake Lanier and has been drawing it for […]

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Floyd EMS opens two Rockmart locations

July 20, 2009 0

A little over a week since Redmond EMS held their ribbon cutting at station number 1 on the Rockmart Highway, Floyd Medical Center now has their signage up at two of their EMS buildings in […]

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Court rules against Georgia in water wars

July 20, 2009 0

A federal court Friday ruled against Georgia in a dispute over water rights that has been on going for two decades. U.S. District Court Judge Paul Magnuson said Lake Lanier wasn’t built for water supply […]

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Homespun Festival held this past weekend

July 20, 2009 0

Thousands of people flocked this weekend to the 32nd annual Homespun Festival at Seaborn Jones Park in Rockmart. The annual festival is the biggest and primary fund raiser for the Polk County Chamber of Commerce. […]

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Historic Lindale home destroyed by fire

July 13, 2009 0

A historic home in Lindale was completely destroyed Sunday night in a massive fire that could be seen for miles around. Fire fighters arrived at the scene on Booze Mountain Road at the intersection of […]

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June jobless claims up from previous month

July 13, 2009 0

First time jobless claims are out for the Northwest Georgia region, and the numbers continue to show an increase. Here in Polk County, 540 people filed first time jobless claims. That’s up 10 percent from […]

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DOT projects nearing completion

July 13, 2009 0

Some major road projects in the area are expected to be completed by this fall. Mohammad Arafa, DOT spokesperson, said a widening project along the Highway 27 business route is nearly 90 percent complete. The […]

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